The Prime Minister in a statement yesterday said his decision to withdraw from the committee was to show his genuineness and to allow the members to appoint the new commissioners independently without favour.
It is understood Mr Lilo is among four constitutional post holders mandated to appoint the new commissioners in the LCC.
The other three are the Leader of Opposition, Attorney General and Chairman of Public Service.
At the moment, the LCC could not consider and investigate any case before them after the two-year terms of the former commissioners Fr Fred Seda and John Saunana expired last September.
Currently, one of the biggest cases before the commission is the misconduct case of Prime Minister Lilo filed by Forum Solomon Islands International (FSSI).
This was over allegations of extra-marital affair.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister after withdrawing himself has instructed his officers to write to the other three members of the committee to appoint the new commissioners.
It is understood cases that have been referred to LCC since September last year could not be dealt with because there were no replacements.
Mr Kouhota recently said under the law his office could not pursue any case without the commissioners.
By Douglas Marau
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